And now, you don’t just have to take my word for it — I’ve got video proof! Check it out here.
I sincerely hope that it brings a few folks within the viewing area to my blog — especially my posts about my own struggle with anxiety might help someone to feel a little bit less alone.
This is probably the right time to tell you a story about one of my last grad school classes: Intercultural Communication. After a semester of learning about various cultural traditions and value orientations, my professor took a few minutes at the end of our very last class to discuss something personal: living in the moment.
It was May, and graduation was right around the corner. The class was filled with undergraduate seniors and second-year grad students — most of whom were about to be finished with school forever.
His speech went a little something like this:
I was honored to be chosen as this week’s PA Live! Blog of the Week on WBRE-TV.
There’s only one rule we’re following here on Panic About Anxiety for National Poetry Month — we’re writing haiku. A haiku is a short & simple poem that’s written 5-7-5 — five syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the middle, and 5 syllables in the last line.
That’s it. The rest is up to you.
What do you have to say about anxiety? Can you work it into a haiku?
But it’s finally time to emerge from those fluorescent-lit caves that we call home during the coldest months. It’s time to get back outside and reconnect with nature after avoiding it for so long.
Panic disorder is part of my life now. There’s no use in trying to deny it and trying to push myself to conform to my old standard of “normal”.
And my dream is that you’ll read about these situations, identify with them, and feel comforted knowing that it’s not just you.
Larry’s antidepressant medication didn’t help to lighten his self-criticism. He tackled that piece on his own.
Let’s say you had a rough day. You didn’t stick sandpaper up to today’s date on the calendar, did you?
Turns out, hypnotherapy is nothing like that silly spectacle of stage hypnosis. What can it do for anxiety, panic, and phobia sufferers? How can it change our negative thought patterns?